[TAG] Japanese help
sluggoster at gmail.com
Sat Nov 19 00:14:23 MSK 2005
On 11/18/05, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
> Quoting Pete Savage (debug at silentkeystroke.co.uk):
> > > What you'd want in that case is "Wo ai ni", which is just fine.
> > Yes that'd be fine, what is the literal translation?
> Using a language in a culturally inappropriate way can actually be an
> art form, y'know. ;->
Exactly, and haikus have developed an independent life in English that
doesn't always fit with the Japanese tradition.
Mike Orr <sluggoster at gmail.com>
(mso at oz.net address is broken)
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